Norton antivirus is a popular antivirus created by Symantec Corporation to protect the computers from infected files and malwares. The main function of this antivirus is that it provides an adequate firewall and complete protection from viruses. This version was one of the most popular and effective antivirus at that time. But in the year 2009 when new versions was launched and newer viruses came in the market so it was important to upgrade this version. If you are still using this version and planning to buy a new one then you will have to remove this.
You can remove Norton antivirus 2002 with ease by following the instructions given below.
Step1: The first step is to click the start button on the bottom left side of the windows then click the control panel tab. Now in the control panel find the “add or remove program” icon and double click.
Step2: In add or remove window just scroll down and select the Norton antivirus 2002 and click remove. The system will ask if you are sure you want to remove the program click yes and it will remove the program. Sometimes it will not remove some files so you have to delete them manually. To remove those files first close the control panel and go to my computer and double click C drive. In C drive go to program files and locate the Norton antivirus 2002 folder. Just open the folder and fiend if any file is there, delete entire files and folders related to it.
Step3: Now close my computer and go to recycle bin and find the deleted files, right click on the files and select empty recycle bin. Now click yes, it will clean the recycle bin along with Norton antivirus 2002.
You can also use some utilities if you do not want to use add or remove programs. You can download an application Rnav2003.exe. Now launch the application and follow the instructions in the article given on Norton’s website. You can search for this article by using the following search string in any search engine: “How to uninstall Norton Antivirus using the Rnav2003.exe removal utility”. This utility is attached in the “to download and runRnav2003.exe. Rnav2003.exe will not remove Norton Anti Virus if it is installed as a part of Norton SystemWorks or Norton Internet Security.
If Norton antivirus is installed as a part of Norton system works then uninstall the Norton system works and launch the Rnav2003 application. If it is installed as Norton internet security then first uninstall the Norton internet security and then launch Rnav2003. Now follow the on screen instructions and go along with these instructions. You will be able to remove the Norton antivirus 2002.
We recommend you to download and install the upgraded version as soon as possible otherwise the system will get infected by the virus and you have to scan the complete system to disinfect the computer. New versions of the Norton antivirus are light and very user friendly to use. We hope that this article will be helpful for you.